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Published: 2013/01/18

Smokey Robinson, John Legend, Stevie Wonder, fun. and More Confirmed to Play President Obama’s Inauguration

The White House has officially confirmed the acts who will perform at President Obama’s inauguration celebration this weekend. Obama officially confirmed the acts via his official Inauguration Spotify Playlist. Of particular note, acts confirmed to appear include: Steve Wonder, fun., James Taylor, John Legend, Smokey Robinson and the cast of Glee. All of these acts will perform at various inaugural events throughout Washington, DC this weekend. For a look back on fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff when his band Steel Train was profiled in Relix‘s On the Verge section in 2005, please click here.

Obama’s playlist

Stevie Wonder – “Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)”
Beyoncé – “I Was Here”
Marc Anthony – “Mi Gente”
fun. – “Carry On”
Alicia Keys – “New Day”
Brad Paisley – “Mud On The Tires”
Far East Movement – “Turn Up The Love”
Glee Cast – “Edge Of Glory”
James Taylor – “Your Smiling Face”
John Legend – “Ordinary People”
Katy Perry – “Firework”
Kelly Clarkson – “Breakaway”
Nick Cannon Feat. Biz Markie – “My Mic”
Usher – “Something Special”
Walt Whitman – “Higher And Higher”
Smokey Robinson – “Get Ready”
Mindless Behavior – “Future”

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Alex January 19, 2013, 01:41:50

I’ve seen it reported that Soundgarden will be performing as well. Can you comfirm, or deny this?

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